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3 main sources of instrumental music in the Baroque:

1. Dance.
2. Virtuosity.
3. Vocal music.

2

Sutie

A piece consisting of a series of dances.

3

Fugue

A composition written systematically in imitative polyphony, usually with a single main theme, the fugue subject.

4

Variations

Sectional pieces in which each section repeats certain musical elements while others change around them.

5

Girolamo Frescobaldi

Organ virtuoso in which the three main sources of isntrumental music are all evident.

6

Toccata

Especially in Baroque music, a written-out composition in improvisational style, generally for organ or harpsichord.

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Canzona

A lively, fugue-like composition, one of several 16th and 17th Century genres of instrumental music.

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Stylized dances of Frescobaldi:

Formed of two phrases each, one or both og them repeated to yield the pattern aab or aabb.

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